Update: A6 reopened

Date: Friday 9th March 2018

THE A6 was closed between Shap and Forest Hall, Kendal, following a two vehicle collision.

Police were called at 8-07am this morning following the incident at Shap summit, which involved a blue van and an HGV.

The occupants of both vehicles are believed to have suffered minor injuries. The road was closed for a time while recovery of the vehicles took place.

All lanes have now reopened, though traffic is slow in the area.

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